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Live Music During & After Pandemic

Books on First notice on Live Music!:
Books on First is not a live music venue. Since March 2020 with the first pandemic shutdown of non-essential businesses, Books on First had ceased to host any live music. In June 2020, when Governor Pritzker, following the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines and the State of Illinois Post-Pandemic Restoration Plan, eased the isolation/shutdown order to allow outdoor dining and gathering, as a community service, we began to allow local musicians to use our West Wing stoop and electricity to entertain Downtown Dixon. Both the musicians and visitors to our beautiful Downtown were craving face-to-face interaction and Books on First was proud to assist. If the weather was foul, the music live from the "Stoop" was canceled. Some musicians, since they were already ready to play, wanted to practice inside with their face masks on. To this day, when they request our accommodation, musicians who ask to practice inside, do so for the listening pleasure only of our customers who come in to browse or enjoy a beverage, a treat and the wisdom & company of other patrons. (Of course, it is only courteous at least to applaud if not to give the musicians a cuppa or a small tip.) This indoor music is not open to the general public like our "Fair Weather Stoop Music" is, and we ask that patrons entering Books on First respect and follow our COVID-19 policies which comply with all current CDC guidelines and Lee County Health Dept regulations, including no parties of 10+ and physical distancing of different parties at least 6' apart.

Thank you for helping keep the entire community safe and Books on First open for your reading, refreshment, relaxation and self-restoration needs.




Author! Author! Elizabeth Priller

We welcome Elizabeth Priller, certified Yoga instructor, health coach, and founder of Oregon IL's Locus Coworking and Wellness Center, to speak about her book, "The Migraine Method," an approach to connecting with one's energy source to ameliorate the harsh effects for those who suffer from migraines. You can find out more about Elizabeth at her website:

Event date: 
Friday, July 9, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:45pm
Event address: 
Books on First
202 W First St
Dixon, IL 61021
The Migraine Method: The Steps to a Migraine-Free Life Through Science and Spirituality Cover Image
By Elizabeth Priller, Carri Anderson (Foreword by), Madeline Parise (Editor)
ISBN: 9781736920107
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
This book is nonreturnable. Once we accept this order, it cannot be cancelled and your payment will not be refunded.
Published: Elizabeth Priller Consulting - April 17th, 2021